The core tubes being collected by the Perseverance rover won’t arrive for years, but NASA and the European Space Agency are outlining needs for a facility to assess their safety and store and distribute them.
Some types of algal blooms produce dangerous toxins, while others are relatively harmless to humans.
Prodigious quantities of nitrogen from human waste flow into coastal waters, a study of nearly 135,000 watersheds reveals.
The deadly eruption of Nevado del Ruiz in 1985 made Colombian volcanologists realize that studying natural phenomena was irrelevant if they could not share their knowledge to avoid predictable tragedies.
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Ancient plant and animal DNA buried in Arctic sediments preserve a 50,000-year history of Arctic ecosystems, suggesting that climate change contributed to mammoth extinction.
The geochemistry of basalt millstones and mixers from the city of Volubilis suggests a local origin—and that rocks were picked for specific purposes, from crushing olives to mixing dough.
La Ciudad de México es una de las áreas urbanas más propensas a desastres del mundo. Después de un terremoto, las comunidades marginadas que viven en la periferia de la ciudad están expuestas a más peligros que el simple derrumbe de edificios.
ZIMSAT-1 promises to expand Zimbabwe’s remote sensing capabilities and allow it to better monitor natural resources.
The latest road map to U.S. astronomy’s next decade recommends a smaller space telescope, ground-based facilities, and an institutional effort to create an inclusive and equitable field.